Santa has started making his rounds throughout town, and Atlanta is definitely in the holiday spirit! Whether you’re looking to jump into the festivities of the season or experience the winter wonderlands around the city, we have you covered with our Top 16 Happenings Around Atlanta This Weekend:Thursday – Sunday, December 13th – 15, 2018.
Don’t miss the incredible lineup of Santa spottings, cocktail parties, family outings, and more – complete with two of Atlanta’s favorite special holiday events!
Get the most out of your weekend ahead with our unique lineup of 16 happenings all around the city!
With so many parties and events, it can be tricky narrowing down your New Year’s Eve plans around Atlanta! We have you covered with the Top 7 New Years Eve Events in Atlanta to shake up the holiday as you ring in 2019.
While the Peach Drop is a beloved Atlanta classic, some party-goers may want a little something different. After you’ve made your dinner reservations, enjoy unique twists on beloved events, wear your best cocktail attire, or even find some fun for the kids!
And we don’t just stop at New Year’s Eve – We have plans from the weekend well into New Years Day. From breaking old resolutions to making some new ones, Atlanta has plenty to celebrate as we enter the new year!
Grab your tackiest, gaudiest holiday sweater and jump into the holiday spirit at the Fernbank Museum Ugly Holiday Sweater Party! Guests will enjoy an array of festive activities with access to the museum’s indoor exhibits.
Join Avondale Estates in the holiday spirit at the 26th annual Christmas Tour of Homes and Holiday Marketplace! Trolleys will transport visitors between homes that have been beautifully adorned with holiday decor and thoughtfully restored with historic preservation in mind.
Event Details Sunday | December 9th, 2018
Tour of Homes 3:00 p.m. – 10:00 p.m. Tour Trolleys: Avondale First Baptist Church
Holiday Market & Cafe 12:00 p.m. – 6:00 p.m. Avondale Community Club
Admission to Winter Wonderland is included with Museum admission and free for members.
The variety of trees will be adorned with twinkling with lights, glimmer with color, and shine with a variety of cultural objects. The displays throughout the museum recognize the diversity of celebrations, holidays, traditions, and events from around the world.
Shop and celebrate locally in November and December at Terrific Thursdays in Decatur!
2018 DATES November 1st, 8th, 15th, 29th December 6th, 13th, 20th
For the holidays, you can’t beat hometown. Knock out your holiday shopping with special in-store events, discounts, and treats at over 20 shops, restaurants, and services. Participating shops will stay open late, offering a variety of festive fun!